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Apple finally decides the iPad Pro is a computer (and isn’t)

I just want you to be happy and, it seems, Apple is finally coming around to that way of thinking. For the longest time, Cupertino insisted the iPad Pro is a computer. Then it seemed to back off, as its EVP of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller admitted it wasn’t a PC replacement. But now that Apple has found the magic to attach a keyboard ... Read More »

This 1976 Apple computer still works and it could sell for at least $300,000 — take a look

In 1976, Apple co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold their first pre-assembled computer, called the Apple-1. It cost them $250 to build and retailed for $666.66. (“As a mathematician I like repeating digits and that was what I thought it should be,” Wozniak told Bloomberg in 2014.) The dream team only built 200 Apple-1s. Tuesday, a fully functioning Apple-1 computer went up ... Read More »

This tiny $29 computer lets you build DIY synths, pedals, and more

Audio electronics company Electrosmith has launched a Kickstarter for a little audio development board called Daisy. It’s a physical board computer designed for use in DIY instruments and sound processors — think of Daisy like a Raspberry Pi but just for music gear. Shaped like (and about the size of) a stick of gum, Daisy is both for professionals and for beginners who ... Read More »

‘Education deserts’ are a ‘staggering’ problem, and for-profit colleges are taking advantage

It’s one thing to not be able to afford a college education. It’s an entirely different issue altogether when you don’t even have a college around you. A recent report from Jain Family Institute (JFI) reveals that access to college isn’t just about the cost of college. Physical access to public higher education institutions across America has also been highly unequal. Specifically, as detailed ... Read More »

Govt to encourage FDI in education, set up national police and forensic science universities

NEW DELHI: The government will encourage external commercial borrowings and FDI in the education sector for financing infrastructure, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Saturday. Setting up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University, linking medical colleges to a district hospital through the public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to meet the shortage of qualified doctors, degree-level full-fledged online education programmes in top 100 institutions and ... Read More »

Is Lyft (LYFT) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Lyft (LYFT), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? A quick glance at the company’s year-to-date performance in comparison to the rest of the Computer and Technology sector should help us answer this question. Lyft is one of 630 companies ... Read More »

In finance, the fittest and best governed will survive: Uday Kotak

Asia’s richest banker Uday Kotak believes robust corporate governance and integrity would help the Kotak Group cement its credentials as a banking powerhouse in the current decade, even as he anticipates consolidation in India’s financial and corporate landscape. “It is a great opportunity for Kotak to grow in an environment which is consolidating,” the billionaire Kotak, who is the chief executive of Kotak ... Read More »

SAT quashes Sebi’s order banning Tree House Education and Accessories, officials

New Delhi: The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on Thursday set aside markets regulator Sebi’s order banning Tree House Education and AccessoriesNSE -1.68 % and its officials from securities market in a matter related to alleged misstatement of financials of the firm. Rajesh Bhatia, Geeta Bhatia, Giridharilal S Bhatia and Hiten Trivedi are the officials from whom the ban is lifted. “However, we uphold the direction relating to ... Read More »

Fintech and legacy finance, not fintech vs legacy finance

Financial services firms have been able to weather the digital onslaught even as software has been eating the world. There is excitement about fintech eating traditional finance. The incumbents are institutions with legacy systems and older-generation leadership while the new-age challengers are building models on open APIs and have modular, scalable platforms. In the new world, customer engagement is expected ... Read More »

Top MBA Colleges In Europe For Banking, Finance, And Economics, 2019

Every country works with a strong economy and the scope for it has become one of the important aspects to study in management. Managing finance and having a thorough understanding of economics is one of the sough-after fields in the MBA. Moreover, every firm in the world requires a strong financial manager for sure. As a result, the demand for ... Read More »